LearnLoft Blogs & Podcasts
August 5, 2019
Empathy is a trait many leaders believe they have, but in reality, their thoughts and actions aren’t that of an empathetic leader. Don’t believe me? Have you ever thought, “Why is that person doing it that way?” or “This should be easy, why aren’t they learning faster? ” or “Why is this person fighting me on my...
August 1, 2019
here are too many professionals who don’t like coming to work. The list of reasons are long; it could be because they aren’t passionate about the industry, the work they do, or more often than not it’s because of their boss. There is a simple concept all managers need to be reminded of if they are going to change the tides. It’s called shared...
July 31, 2019
Everybody loves a good top 100 list. It could be the best cities to live in, the top restaurants, or in this case, the highest-rated CEOs in America. I love Glassdoor’s annual list of the Top CEOs because it’s based on how employees of major corporations feel about their culture and their most senior leader.
July 30, 2019
“Courage is not simply one of the virtues but the form of every virtue at the testing point, which means at the point of highest reality. ” CS Lewis In season 21 episode 10, John Eades covers the all-important topic of courage in leadership.
July 22, 2019
Quite often we are worried about ourselves. What will we do? How does this impact me? How is this conversation going to get them to like/respect/follow me? All the while, we’re not thinking about the true meaning of leadership: to inspire, empower and serve in order to elevate others over an extended period of time. We are all guilty. But there’s a...
July 17, 2019
Most people (spouses excluded) won’t call you out, but they’re definitely judging you based on how well you listen when they’re talking. Active Listening is a skill you have to constantly sharpen, but one that’s often forgotten because it’s considered “too basic”. When I say “active listening” I’m not...
July 16, 2019
You may think the sound of silence means heads are down and work is getting done, but it’s time to reconsider. What you should be hearing is the phone ringing, collaborative conversations, or even laughter, just to name a few.
July 11, 2019
Knowing ownership and responsibility of work relationships starts with leaders, here are 7 wise moves you can leverage to strengthen those relationships.
July 3, 2019
The clock finally strikes 6 PM, and you’re finally ready to wind down your workday, only to see an email that includes a project that just can’t wait. Instead of shutting it down, you grab a coffee and hunker down for the next couple hours. This situation happens in almost every organization daily. Not only am I not here to bash it, but I am guilty as...